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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jeffrey G. Collins 1956 - 2008 Virginia Beach, Va.

Jeffrey G. Collins, 52, Virginia Beach, died Friday, May 16, 2008, at Riverpoint Hospice in Virginia Beach.He was born July 11, 1956, in Cincinnati, the son of Joseph T. Sr. and Luvadelle Bernice Collins.He joined the U.S. Navy in 1978 and retired as chief petty officer in 1998 after 20 years of service, including active duty during Operation Desert Storm in 1991 with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.He married Salve Collins in the Philippines. They divorced.He married Ella Quinaso in 1988 in the Philippines. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include five children, Jill and Jean-Luc, of the home, Jeffrey and Jeremiah, both of Virginia Beach, and Joseph, Akron, Ohio; and two brothers, Jerry D., Cincinnati, and Joseph T., Lawrence, Kan. His parents preceded him in death.A private family service to celebrate his life will be on the East Coast at a later date.